Nurse Manager (Clinical Governance and Improvement)

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Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

The Nurse Manager is a senior level clinician who is responsible for the provision of advanced practice level nursing services for a defined clinical area or specialty.  The Nurse Manager coordinates the multidisciplinary team and its contribution to quality care provision.  The Nurse Manager may be enrolled in an accredited university program which will lead to endorsement as Nurse Practitioner and, as such will be under the supervision of a clinical mentor. The Nurse Manager, Clinical Governance and Improvement will provide advanced management and leadership skills, supporting the clinical units throughout the relevant division. It will provide coordination and guidance, supporting operational and strategic departmental goals; assisting the clinical units in obtaining benchmarks, maintaining standards and optimising patient/divisional outcomes.

  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of contemporary nursing practice and apply theory to practice in the delivery of direct or indirect clinical care.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of, and the ability to apply relevant legislation, guidelines and standards and ensure clinical practice is evidence based to facilitate positive outcomes.
  • Integrate and operationalise key objectives and strategies for a work based culture that promotes and supports education, learning, research and workforce development.
  • Coordinate, formulate and direct policies relating to the provision of nursing care or speciality services which includes integration of patient care across the continuum of care (inpatient and ambulatory care).
  • Maintain high level interpersonal and communication skills with members of the health care team, patients/clients/residents and visitors to the service.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: ( ).


15 March 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - South,Logan - Beaudesert
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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